Route from Manchester to Ashford

The distance between Manchester and Ashford is 261 miles. Travel time is 4 hours and 30 minutes.

From: Manchester, County: Greater Manchester, England
To: Ashford, County: Kent, England
261 mi , 4 h 30 min
Tolls: Stations
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Route from Manchester to Ashford on map



Driving directions from Manchester to Ashford

261 mi 4 h 30 min
1.
Head south on Brown Street
121 ft
2.
Turn left onto Chancery Lane
143 ft
3.
Make a slight left onto Concert Lane
271 ft
4.
Turn right onto York Street
356 ft
5.
Continue onto New York Street
591 ft
6.
Turn right onto Portland Street (A5103)
0.3 mi
7.
Continue onto Chepstow Street
526 ft
8.
Continue onto Great Bridgewater Street
827 ft
9.
Turn left onto Albion Street (A5103)
680 ft
10.
Continue onto Medlock Street (A5103)
1214 ft
11.
Turn right onto Princess Road (A5103)
3.8 mi
12.
Continue onto Princess Parkway (A5103)
7.2 mi
13.
Keep left towards Birmingham
1.6 mi
14.
Continue onto Chester Road (A556)
3.7 mi
15.
Take the ramp on the left
0.5 mi
16.
Merge right onto M6
50 mi
17.
Keep left onto M6
9.4 mi
18.
Keep right onto M6
37.9 mi
19.
Take the ramp on the left towards M1: The SOUTH
1.6 mi
20.
Merge right onto M1
57.4 mi
21.
Take the ramp on the left towards A414: Hemel Hempstead
0.5 mi
22.
Keep right towards A414: St Albans
0.4 mi
23.
Merge right onto A414
3.7 mi
24.
Enter Park Street Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto North Orbital Road (A414)
218 ft
25.
Exit the roundabout onto North Orbital Road (A414)
1.9 mi
26.
Enter London Colney Roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto A1081
359 ft
27.
Exit the roundabout onto A1081
1.3 mi
28.
Enter The Bell Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto M25
243 ft
29.
Exit the roundabout onto M25
34.9 mi
30.
Continue towards M25: (M20
5.3 mi
31.
Take the ramp on the left towards A2: (M2) Canterbury
1 mi
32.
Merge right onto Dartford Bypass (A2)
1.8 mi
33.
Continue onto Watling Street (A2)
6.4 mi
34.
Continue onto M2
5.5 mi
35.
Take the ramp on the left onto M2
0.4 mi
36.
Enter Taddington Roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto A229
808 ft
37.
Exit the roundabout onto A229
1211 ft
38.
Enter Lord Lees Roundabout and take the 1st exit
17 ft
39.
Exit the roundabout
1058 ft
40.
Continue onto A229
2 mi
41.
Take the ramp on the left
0.3 mi
42.
Keep right at the fork
319 ft
43.
Enter Cobtree Roundabout and take the 1st exit towards Ashford
26 ft
44.
Exit the roundabout towards Ashford
18.4 mi
45.
Take the ramp on the left towards Ashford
0.3 mi
46.
Enter Drovers Interchange and take the 3rd exit onto Fougeres Way (A20)
1136 ft
47.
Exit the roundabout onto Fougeres Way (A20)
0.3 mi
48.
Enter Drovers Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Maidstone Road (A292)
201 ft
49.
Exit the roundabout onto Maidstone Road (A292)
0.4 mi
50.
Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto New Street (A292)
225 ft
51.
Exit the roundabout onto New Street (A292)
682 ft
52.
Turn left onto Somerset Road (A292)
0.3 mi
53.
Turn right onto Wellesley Road (A2042)
636 ft
54.
Continue onto Station Road (A2042)
898 ft
55.
You have arrived at your destination
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How much does it cost to travel from Manchester to Ashford by car?

The journey from Manchester to Ashford by car comes with a price tag of £45.2 if you're using petrol. Let's break it down. The petrol price we're talking about here is 143 pence per liter, and the car chugs along at 37.5 miles per gallon. Now, if you're thinking about carpooling with a couple of mates, each of you only has to fork out £22.6 for the trip (£45.2 divided by 2). With three buddies on board, it's about £15.07 each (£45.2 divided by 3), and if you've got a full car of four, it's just £11.3 each (£45.2 divided by 4). So, that's the financial aspect of the journey.

Now, let's dive into the nitty-gritty of how we got these figures. The fuel cost calculation is based on how far you're traveling and how thirsty your car is. For this journey, you'd need about 31.6 liters of fuel. And that's where the £45.2 comes from for the trip from Manchester to Ashford.

In summary, the total fuel cost for the journey is £45.2, factoring in the distance, petrol price, and car fuel consumption. Whether you're flying solo or sharing the ride with friends, knowing the breakdown of these costs can help you plan your trip and budget accordingly.
 


Diesel cost from Manchester to Ashford.

The trip with diesel fuel costs 28.6 £ (151p/lt, 62.7 mpg).
For 2 passengers: 14.3 £ (28.6/2) /p.
For 3 passengers: 9.53 £ (28.6/3) /p.
For 4 passengers: 7.15 £ (28.6/4) /p.

Diesel fuel vs petrol fuel in terms of energy density:

  • Diesel Fuel: Diesel fuel is known for its higher energy density compared to petrol. This means that diesel contains more energy per volume than petrol. As a result, diesel engines can achieve better fuel efficiency and typically provide greater mileage per gallon or liter of fuel compared to petrol engines.

  • Petrol (Gasoline): Petrol has a lower energy density compared to diesel fuel. This means that petrol contains less energy per volume than diesel. While petrol engines are still efficient, they tend to have slightly lower fuel efficiency and may offer shorter driving ranges compared to diesel engines due to this difference in energy density.


Alternative routes from Manchester to Ashford

An alternative route from Manchester to the Ashford is 274.18 miles and takes 4 hours and 40 minutes.


Which is the cheapest route from Manchester to Ashford by car?

The cheapest route from Manchester to Ashford is the first suggested route (261mi, 4h 30min) and costs 45.2 £ (petrol fuel cost, 143p/lt, 37.5mpg).

The most expensive route from Manchester to Ashford is the second suggested route (274mi, 4h 40min) and costs 47.5 £.

For greater safety, the driver should choose the route that passes through the highway (median barrier) and not through smaller roads (curves in the road, bad road conditions, no median barrier).


How to get from Manchester to Ashford?

There are two suggested routes. The fastest route is 261mi (distance from Manchester to Ashford) and its duration is 4h 30min. The slowest route is 274mi, and its duration is 4h 40min.

RouteCalculator provides you with the information to prepare your trip from Manchester to Ashford by car or motorbike. It offers you alternative road routes that you can follow to go from Manchester to Ashford. It provides driving directions from Manchester to Ashford, i.e. where to turn and when, distance of the Manchester - Ashford route, travel time, display of the route on the map, fuel cost (petrol, diesel) and toll (if exist) cost.

In case you share the journey (carpooling) from Manchester to Ashford with other people or friends, RouteCalculator provides the cost of the journey and the amount that each passenger will have to pay.


Where is Manchester located?

Manchester is located in Greater Manchester county and in England. It is situated at an altitude of 59 meters above sea level. Manchester has coordinates 53.4807593o,-2.2426305o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Manchester from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.


What is the location of Ashford?

Ashford is located in Kent county and in England. It is situated at an altitude of 46 meters above sea level. Ashford has coordinates 51.1464659o,0.8750190o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Ashford from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.